Students make a contraption that appears to produce colours from black and white.
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Have you ever wondered how a burglar alarm works? Its science revolves around complete and incomplete electric circuits. In this activity students will make a burglar alarm that they can use to protect something precious to them.
Students make realistic-looking barf. Use this "recipe" as a springboard to discuss what barf is made of and why we puke!
Students learn about scabs as they make fake ones.
In this activity, students have the opportunity to make their own sidewalk chalk while learning about mixing pigment to obtain different colour combinations.
In this activity, students use their knowledge about air pressure to build an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure, also known as barometric pressure.
Students investigate multiple reflections.
Students learn how to build a simple electrical circuit and observe the effects of electron flow.
In this activity, students learn how a seismograph measures the shaking of the earth during an earthquake.
Not all structures withstand ground motion in the same way. Size, shape and materials used all make a difference. Structures have a natural frequency and they have a certain (totally acceptable) amount of flex.
Ductility and malleability tell us how much a material can be stretched and ...